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Water Baby

I spent the greater part of my first three years out back in our above ground pool swimming from sun up to well past sun down. I was pretty sure I was a mermaid,┬ámisplaced here on earth. Clerical error or … Continue reading

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The Perfect Moment is a Choice

What I’d planned on doing this weekend was a number of items on The List, including writing my three blogs. Instead, I ended up traipsing the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in search of the perfect tree. We usually cut in Lassen. … Continue reading

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Can Happiness be Learned?

At a party recently, I was observing teens from around the world. I know that teens are not really the group we would point to as supremely happy, but one young man in particular stood out as particularly upbeat. I … Continue reading

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Finishing Line Gorilla: The Walk, Part 2

Doesn’t he just make you smile, this one? This is the Finishing Line Gorilla which I was really happy to see after going 42 miles in two days, which was really supposed to be 39 miles, except I kind of … Continue reading

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Gym Freaks

I don’t know what the heck was going on this week, but my gym freak magnet was out-of-control powerful. You know, what I’m talking about, right? You’ll just be standing at the counter minding your own business, blowdrying your hair … Continue reading

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Aloha, Pioneer Fly!

One of my favorite places in the world is the Big Island of Hawaii. It is a gift that I get to spend my almost 50th birthday here (tomorrow!) with my husband. We’ve been coming here since our honeymoon 16 … Continue reading

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High on Hope

The reason I continue to coach people to optimum health is that I’m high on hope. I remember the way it felt when I started dropping weight after virtually giving up on ever trying to climb that mountain. It seemed … Continue reading

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No Cold Feet

I spent last week in Mammoth which has become what feels like the Vail, Colorado of California. Posh hotels with mountain access, upscale “cabins” with astounding views of the mountains and lakes, and the clear marker you’ve arrived in yuppy … Continue reading

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Cyntergy: Love it!

I love finding new exercise classes that rock my world. Thanks to a tip from my son’s 14 year old buddy, I’ve found Cyntergy. (Hey, G, if you’re reading this, thanks–both for reading, because that’s a good thing, and for … Continue reading

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Turning Points – We Made It!

Happy New Year’s Eve, Friends! We made it! Every day since Halloween. Some of you have been here consistently with me. Watched my spelling errors. Saw words I added or deleted in error. And still you read. I feel like … Continue reading

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